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"THIS PRECIOUS STONE": A brief history of St. Etheldreda's Ely Place
1 "THIS PRECIOUS STONE": A brief history of St. Etheldreda's Ely Place
Hinckley Samuel Walker circa 1955 Staple Bound 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 32 pages ID101466 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Dark Estuary, 'BB' (Denys Watkins-Pitchford)
2 'BB' (Denys Watkins-Pitchford) Dark Estuary
London Michael Joseph 1980 0718118669 / 9780718118662 New Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by the author. 164 pages In this delightful book BB captures in words some of the magic of tideways, shape and colours of clouds, the effects of light on marshes and sea and the patterns of flighting fowl. A memorial and record of what wildfowling is all about. ID255807 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Tide's Ending, 'BB' (Denys Watkins-Pitchford)
3 'BB' (Denys Watkins-Pitchford) Tide's Ending
London Michael Joseph 1980 0718118677 / 9780718118679 New Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Black & white illustrations by the author. A lovely book in excellent condition. 244 pages Originally published in 1950, A new and revised edition - a memorial and record of what wildfowling was all about. ID288209 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Thames Sacred River, Ackroyd, Peter
4 Ackroyd, Peter Thames Sacred River
London Chatto & Windus 2007 0701172843 / 9780701172848 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - The unusual dustacket [only 3/4 of height of the book] is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 490 pages The story of the Thames River - from source to sea. It covers history from pre-historic times to the present, the flora & fauna, paintings and photographs inspired by the Thames, geology, smells etc. ID266585 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Road To The Isles And Other Places. Some Journeys With A Rucksack YHA 1933 1947 [Signed by Author], Allan, Mable Esther
5 Allan, Mable Esther The Road To The Isles And Other Places. Some Journeys With A Rucksack YHA 1933 1947 [Signed by Author]
England Published by Author 1989 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Previous owner's details to title page. Signed by author on the title page. Also includes a brief note, loosely inserted, from the author disputing the authorship of a magazine article. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 120 pages A 1930s travel memoir about the western coast of Scotland by this prolific children's author. YHA 1933 1947 ID287328 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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6 Barker, Brian The Symbols of Sovereignty
Sydney A. H. & A. W. Reed 1979 0589501348 / 9780589501341 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. FINE in FINE Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Colour and black & white illustrations. 254pages A wonderfully readable book that captures the history, beauty and importance of the symbols of sovereignty in a compelling way. ID183973 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Water The Book: An Illustrated History of Water Supply and Wastewater in the United Kingdom., Barty-King, Hugh
7 Barty-King, Hugh Water The Book: An Illustrated History of Water Supply and Wastewater in the United Kingdom.
London Quiller Press 1992 1870948742 / 9781870948746 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Colour photographs and drawings. Colour and black & white illustrations. 256 pages ID247092 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Through the Woods: The English Woodland - April to April, Bates, H.E.
8 Bates, H.E. Through the Woods: The English Woodland - April to April
London Victor Gollancz Ltd 1969 0575003782 / 9780575003781 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with 73 Black and White engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. 142 pages First published in 1936. Wonderful illustrations by the highly regarded wood-cut illustrator, Agnes Miller Parker. ID245112 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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9 Bell, Richard Richard Bell's Britain
London William Collins 1981 0002195690 / 9780002195690 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Richly illustrated with watercolours. Gift inscription to half-title page. Sticker remains to inside rear flap. 192 pages The author/illustrator, Richard Bell's aim was to capture in text but mostly in watercolours something of the flavour of each patricular place he visited on that particular day. ID275467 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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10 BELOFF, Nora Transit of Britain A Report on Britain's Changing Role in the Post-War World
London Collins 1973 0002119439 / 9780002119436 1st Edition Hardcover 
Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket, DJ is price-clipped dustjacket & protected., owner stamp on f.f.e.p. 287pages ID1439 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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11 Bentley, Michael Politics Without Democracy 1815-1914
London Fontana 1984 0006358357 / 9780006358350 Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Remainder mark to fore edge. Interior starting to yellow. 446 pages ID216193 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Looking For Dilmun, Bibby, Geoffrey
12 Bibby, Geoffrey Looking For Dilmun
New York Alfred A Knopf 1969 1st Edition Hardbound 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 383 pages The author has discovered an ancient society older than Sumer located along the Persian Gulf in the maritime highway between Mesopotamia and India. This is the kingdom known to the Sumerians and Babylonians as Dilmun, the legendary land of immortality referred to in Assyrian records and the Gilgamesh Epic. ID243978 
Price: 27.50 AUD
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13 Bidwell, Paul T. Roman Exeter: Fortress and Town
Exeter, UK Exeter City Council 1980 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size. Good Condition. Illustrated Cover creased and marked. Some pages are lightly rubbed/creased at corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 96 pages Provides the only up to date general account of Roman Exeter and was produced as part of the celebration of Exeter AD 80 -1980. ID231458 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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14 Bin Ladin, Carmen The Veiled Kingdom
London Virago Press 2004 1844081028 / 9781844081028 Softcover 
Octavo Size .Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 209 pages A unique insight into Saudi society and the Bin Laden family ID239913 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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15 BONE, James London Echoing
London Jonathan Cape 1948 2nd imp. Hardcover 
Good condition but no dustjacket., Good but No Dustjacket - endpapers mildly foxed, inscription on f.f.e.p. pictures by Muirhead Bone 173pages More London anecdotes from the author of The London Perambulator. ID660 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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16 Braddon, Russell All the Queen's Men: The Household Cavalry and the Brigade of Guards
London Book Club Associates 1977 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 288pages ID270199 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Kingdom Come, Bragg, Melvyn
17 Bragg, Melvyn Kingdom Come
London Secker & Warburg 1980 0436067145 / 9780436067143 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Very faint scattered foxing to front free endpaper - almost invisible. 352pages ID182336 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Hawker of Morwenstow: Portrait of a Victorian Eccentric, Brendon, Piers
18 Brendon, Piers Hawker of Morwenstow: Portrait of a Victorian Eccentric
London Jonathan Cape 1975 0224011227 / 9780224011228 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. 270 pages An illuminating biography of Robert Stephen Hawker [1803-1875] which fully unravels the famous Cornish parson-poet's rich personality. Drawing on a mass of unpublished material, the author re-creates one of the most bizarre of Victorian lives. ID245601 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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19 Brentnall, Margaret. Old Customs and Ceremonies of London
London B.T. Batsford Limited 1975 071342933X / 9780713429336 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 200 pages ID214873 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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A Social History of England, Briggs, Asa
20 Briggs, Asa A Social History of England
London Book Club Associates 1983 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 320 pages This major work by one of England's foremost historians, designed for students and general readers, brings alive one of today's most popular and exciting branches of history. ID284590 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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